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My computer can't recognize it as removable device,

Hello, I just bought new NW-E0003F, and My computer can't recognize it as removable device, so when I plug into the usb, nothing happens, but the battery is recharging.. Does anyone know how to solve this problem? I already download the latest update for connect player.. but it can do me anything since my player can't connect to the computer..HELPPPP!! I've had my NW-E003F for some time now and I had been able to put music on it and take it off again but now, when I connect it to my computer I get a pop-up balloon saying "USB Device not recognised" and it continues on saying that the device is malfunctioned. It's still charges from the PC but I really want to load some different songs onto it (1 month with the same old songs :S) Can this be solved? Or have I got a physical with the USB connector? Please help!

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  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    whenever i try to connect my device with computer it is shown as an unknown device and computer takes no action on it.

  • rudipatel92 Feb 12, 2009

    i hav same problem
    .. needd help..

  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2009

    My computer can't recognize it as removable device, problem, and notify you when a new solution is offered.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    the computre dose not reginize

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009



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in case you have not been able to solve your problem as yet, try the following: DO NOT CONNECT THE PLAYER TO THE COMPUTER as you have a format device on your player: firstly get rid of all your files you might need as you might have used your player as a stick secondly make sure that you still have got your OMGAUDIO file on it (if not, post that you need it, possibly I could help you with this) THEN
push the small button long, go to "menu" (the small briefcase)
push the large button and go to "advanced" by pushing the "forward button" on the side
push the large button again
a spanner will appear and "sound"
push the forward button again until you get"Initialize"
large button will say "reset", then reset but even better to solve your problem:
push forward again until you get to "format", forward to "ok"
large button and your player will be completely new formatted

get some converted music files on your player and it will work!!
I had the same problem, and finally I managed to solve it.
To be honest, I quite like my player!

good luck

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  • roland r Mar 09, 2009

    Do you upload your songs with sonic stage or just copy and paste? Latter will not work, unfortunately; so you will have to convert your songs to the sony software artrac (i think), and then - with this software- transfer it to your player


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I think it is a problem with your USB port. Try cleaning the registry and then reconnecting. Try another port. Also, you can try Windows Media Player to easily sync the songs to it.

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